25 April, 2008

Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday To You
Happy Birthday To You
Happy Birthday Frederick
Happy Birthday To You

Do u need sunglasses to block the glare of all of the candles? How about a walker to help your old butt get around? LOl J/k
I love you Honey! I wish we were Celebrating together, but I hope you enjoy your Birthday even though you are deployed..

Fun Facts for a 40 year old...

You have been out of the womb for 14,610 days .. Which can be converted to one of these units:
1,262,304,000 seconds
21,038,400 minutes
350,640 hours
2087 weeks (rounded down)

The Meaning of Your Name: Frederick
Origin: Germanic
Meaning: Peaceful ruler; peace-keeper
Pronunciation: (FRED eh rik)
Form of: Itself (Frederick)

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: God is gracious
Pronunciation: (jon)
Form of: Yochanan

On Friday April 26th 1968
Top News Headlines This Week:
Apr 26 - Students seize administration building at Ohio State
Apr 26 - US underground nuclear test, "Boxcar", 1 megaton device
Apr 26 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Apr 27 - Balt Oriole Tom Phoebus no-hits Boston, 6-0
Apr 27 - Jimmy Ellis beats Jerry Quarry for heavyweight boxing title
Apr 27 - "Education of Hyman Kaplan" closes at Alvin NYC after 28 perfs
Top Songs for 1968
The Dock of the Bay by Otis Redding
I Heard It Through the Grapevine by Marvin Gaye
People Got to Be Free by Rascals
Mrs. Robinson by Simon & Garfunkel
Love Is Blue by Paul Mauriat
Hey Jude by Beatles
Love Child by Diana Ross & the Supremes
Honey by Bobby Goldsboro
This Guy's In Love with You by Herb Alpert
Tighten Up by Archie Bell & the Drells

1968 Prices
House: $26,600
Stamp: $0.06/ea
Avg Income: $9,670/yr
Min Wage: $1.60/hr
DOW Avg: 944
Bread: $0.22/loaf
Milk: $1.21/gal
Eggs: $1.12/doz
Car: $2,450
Gas: $0.34/gal

US President: Lyndon B. Johnson
US Vice President: Hubert H. Humphrey
Academy Award Winners :
Best Picture:Oliver!
Produced By John Wolf
Best Actor:Cliff Robertson in Charly
Best Actress: Katherine Hepburn/barb Streisand in Lion In Winter/funny Girl
People born on April 26
1942 - Bobby Rydell Phila Pa, rock singer (Wild One, Bye Bye Birdie)
1963 - Thomas Searle, hockey defenseman (Team Austria 1998)
1785 - John James Audubon, Haiti, bird watcher/artist
1933 - Carol Burnett San Antonio Tx, comedian/actress (Annie, 4 Seasons)
On TV in 1968
Mission: Impossible The Avengers The Carol Burnett Show
Adam-12 Star Trek Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In
Dragnet Hawaii Five-0 The Monkees
Hot New Toys in 1968
Battling Tops The Outer Space Men Colorforms
Pop Yer Top Hoppity Hop
Zeroids Zillion Bubble Blower
Billy Blastoff
Star Trek Astro-Walkie Talkies Big Sneeze
Top Books in 1968
The Double Helix by James D. Watson
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg

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